Tuesday, 17 November 2015

So whats next for Dimeji Alara??

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Dimeji Alara is a popular name in Fashion and beauty Journalism in Nigeria,Haven worked with well known magazines and publications even contributing to international sites we cannot ignore his craft!  

 He However just resigned from his gig at Genevieve Magazine,He joined Genevieve as a writer rising to Editor shortly after pulling out from another top Magazine StyleMania..

 On why he left Genevieve he says to Made Edit..

Instagram media by dimejialara - ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️Guess who's on the cover of the November 2015 issue of MADE Edit. Photographed by the talented @lakinogunbanwo wearing @tokyojamess SS16
"The truth is, I love being alive. And I love feeling free. So if I can't have those things, then I feel like a caged animal, and I'd rather not be in a cage. It’s tough as a creative person to give your best when you have very little time to create, especially when your work becomes commercial and people expect you to constantly churn out your best every month.

 As a creative person, you do need time to vet your ideas, love and hate them, scrap and come up with something else. I barely had that time at Genevieve, everything was moving so fast, and I was dealing with exhaustion. I started hating everything I created and couldn’t even stand the sight of it. And for me I believe that whatever is worth doing, is worth doing well. When you reach that point where you feel you are not giving your best, you have to take a step back, take a deep breath and look inwards, at least till you can figure out yourself and put your mind back on track.

 People expect you to create magic, which isn’t possible if your mind is not at the right place. That said, I did have the opportunity to work with some amazing people at Genevieve, people I’m still very much in touch with till today, and I’m very grateful for that. I had a very understanding publisher too, even though we didn't always agree."

Hmmmm... guess we would have to keep our fingers crossed for Mr Alara's new venture..

While we wait....some recent photos of  him

Instagram media by dimejialara - #TBT 😎

More when you continue..


Instagram media by dimejialara - ❤️ @tzarstudios
Instagram media by dimejialara - Streets of Milan #aboutlastnight #milanfashionweek #milano #milan

Instagram media by dimejialara - Yesterday at the @ermannoscervino store opening. #milanfashionweek #milano #milan

Instagram media by dimejialara - Back in Lagos! But still loving my @orangecultureng top❤️❤️❤️❤️ #milanfashionweek #milano #milan

And some from the Made Edit shoot

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